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Lakefront Wedding Venue &
Event Space in Oshkosh

Celebrate your wedding or special event at a unique private venue on the shore of Lake Winnebago. Our premiere event venue is sure to impress your guests and leave lasting memories for you and all those who surround you on your special day.  Stunning views anytime of year, top-notch customer service, ample parking and attention to every detail is what you can expect when you book your next event at The Waters.

The Waters on Lake Winnebago in Oshkosh, WI.

Your Tailored Event Starts at The Waters

Ballroom at the Waters in Oshkosh.

Special Events

The Waters is not one size fits all. Whether you are holding a small shower or a large reunion, there is space to accommodate the crowd. The Waters is far from one size fits all.

Wedding Ceremony on Lake Winnebago at The Waters.

Weddings & Receptions

Your best day ever is not something we take lightly. Our event team will be with you every step of the way in planning your celebration. From your first call to us to your last dance, you can expect a smooth journey.

Event space set up for a corporate meeting.

Business & Corporate

Dinners, networking events, training sessions, awards ceremonies, presentations; we do it all and have the technology to do it right. The Waters’ provides space for any type of business event and can be booked during the day or in the evening.

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Reception guests on the balcony.
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Historic photo of The Waters hosting a large event.

A Historic Oshkosh Venue

In 1903, local architect William Waters designed this building for The Oshkosh Yacht Club. It’s main purpose was host a large sailing regatta that summer. In three months, The Yacht Club was built. Through the next 100 years, the building changed hands to many owners including The American Legion. In 2008, the building was bought by a local community-minded couple and was restored to its original glory and named The Waters, after its designer, William Waters. 


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